The 10 most famous and cutest dogs on InstagramPosted by: Digital Marketing, August 21, 2021
It is not new that people create profiles for their dogs on social networks. Since the dawn of blogs and vlogs, profiles for pets have been drawing attention and, with the arrival of Instagram, it is common to find famous dogs, for example.
And no less. Who doesn't like to see cute dog on their timeline? They snore, drool, are furry and lighten our days.
On the other hand, the phenomenon of dog influencers has become a lucrative business for their tutors. Famous puppies partner with brands, sell merchandise and even publish books!
We separated 10 profiles of famous dogs on Instagram for you to know, learn and enjoy with us. Here it comes!
Jiffpom – 10.1 million followers (@jiffpom)
This Pomeranian lulu is by far the most popular pet on Instagram, with over 10 million followers. With very cute posts, which justify the shower of likes, the little dog became famous in 2014, when it entered the Guinness Book as the fastest dog in the world running on two legs: it covered 10 meters in 6.56 seconds supported only on its hind legs and 5 meters in 7.76 seconds over the fronts. He is a three-time world record holder.
Jiffpom also starred opposite Katy Perry in the music video “Dark Horse” and is still part of a wall calendar with 50 5-star ratings on Amazon.
All this success is thanks to a good content planning filled with photo shoots with props and cute clothes.
Doug the Pug – 3.9 million followers (@itsdougthepug)
This friendly Pug has 3.9 million followers on Instagram alone, but if we take into account other social networks, his audience exceeds 12 million.
A true fever on the web, in November 2018, when its owners got married, Doug took the bride's wedding ring down the aisle.
Doug is an actor, twice a People's Choice Award winner, owns a clothing brand with his face, and was the subject of a coloring book and a biography, which even made The New's best-seller list. York Times.
The puppy still uses his fame for good. His tutors founded a non-profit organization, the Doug the Pug Foundation, whose mission is "to bring joy and support to children battling cancer and other fatal diseases."
Marutaro – 2.5 million followers (@marutaro)
With over 2.5 million followers on Instagram, Marutaro, one of the first pets to hit the web, is a charming Shiba-Inu dog, who always seems to be smiling in pictures. Their owners claim that the dog has this expression since it was a puppy, always seeming to be having a lot of fun.
A TV commercial star, Maru lives in Japan and has his own online store offering clothes, accessories and household items where followers can buy his wares.
Bulldog Blogger – 2.2 million followers (@tecuaniventura)
The most famous Russian dog influencer is the Bulldog Blogger. Its owner loves pop culture and publishes a lot of doggy content with costumes ranging from Wild West to Wookiee style.
Tuna – 2 million followers(@tunameltsmyheart)
Found in 2010 on a San Diego (USA) highway, Tuna is an adorable chiweenie (mixed chihuahua and dachshund) who has captured the hearts of over 2 million followers on Instagram.
A quirky appearance with her teeth bared, retracted jaw, and wrinkled neck have already earned her a line of calendars, a 172-page biography, and the title of ambassador of the excluded dogs.
Maya the Samoyed – 2 million followers (@mayapolarbear)
Maya, a majestic German Samoyed dog, who at first glance might be mistaken for a polar bear (hence her Instagram name) loves to eat her dry food, cookies, chicken, popcorn, fruit, candy and ice cream.
The gluttonous bitch also loves to play, walk around, pose for photos and learn new tricks. In addition to Instagram, full of cute and charismatic photos, Maya has a thriving Youtube channel with 1.85 million subscribers.
Kler – 1.7 million followers (@ppteamkler)
Kler is a friendly Dachshund dog, popularly known as “sausage”, who loves to pose for pictures with her canine and human friends. His adventures and social encounters are also shared on his verified Twitter account with over 800,000 followers.
Harlow and Sage – 1.7 million followers (@harlowandsage)
Harlow, a huge Weimaraner, and Sage, a Daschound, gained fame on Instagram because of their funny videos and photos, lavishing a lot of love. Sadly, Sage died and to overcome the pain of the loss, the family grew and gained four new members: Indiana, Reese, Ezra and Mae. Now, this crowd's Instagram is livelier than ever, with lots of games, naps and poses for pictures, of course.
Maddie – 1.3 million followers (@thiswildidea)
Maddie, of the Coonhound breed, is the best friend of photographer Theron Humphrey, who found her at an animal shelter in Atlanta (USA), while on the road to make the project “This Wild Idea” which is also the Instagram account name.
The dog demonstrates balance and flexibility when standing on any object, such as a basketball hoop, bicycle or even a tire. Traveling companion of the photographer, she appears in very curious photos drinking coffee, talking on the phone, mowing the lawn and playing the piano, among other activities.
Manny the French – 1 million followers (@manny_the_frenchie)
Manny is a French Bulldog with over 1 million followers on Instagram. “Author” of the book “Manny the Frenchie’s Art of Happiness”, has participated in several advertising campaigns, has its own foundation to help needy dogs and also a virtual store where its products are sold.
How to make your pet famous on Instagram
Making someone famous on Instagram takes work!
Making 2 feed posts a week and 2 stories a day is ideal for building followers on this platform.
Use different content formats
To keep your account interesting, and your audience engaged, explore all the different content formats available in the app.
Regular postings of photos or videos will help you appear in your followers' feeds. Stories are a great way to interact with followers through polls or questions, for example.
Try all the options and track performance to find the perfect content mix.
Engage with your audience
Once you've gained a following, fans are likely to interact through comments and direct messages. Answer everything so your followers feel seen and appreciated. Encouraging conversations will also increase account engagement rates.
Tip: Accounts with high engagement rates are more likely to work with brands!
Post on time
Finding the right time to post is essential to reaching your audience and having high engagement. Posts should mainly be made when your followers are online so they can interact with the content as soon as it's posted.
Build a wardrobe for your dog
If there's something in common among the 10 profiles that we present in this article, it's definitely the clothes. People just LOVE costumed dogs.
Before building a fun wardrobe for your rising Instagram star, make sure he's ready to play dress up.
Have a good time
While managing an Instagram account for a pet influencer can eventually bring fame and paid brand partnerships, remember the most important thing: have fun with your dog and share those moments with a dog-loving audience.
Make sure both you and your puppy don't venture too far out of your comfort zone to create content. Safety and well-being must always come first!